Request Information

Alumnae Board

The Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School Alumnae Association promotes a lifelong sisterhood of support among current and future alumnae and empowers all to advance the School’s mission.

Alumnae Board 2023-24

Role of the Alumnae Board
The Alumnae Board works closely with the Office of Advancement to create, guide, and support programs for current and future alumnae by:
  • Providing resources for networking, support, and friendship
  • Offering opportunities for continued engagement, learning, prayer, and service
  • Encouraging participation in the life and goals of Gwynedd through volunteering and financial assistance to advance the mission of the School
  • Supporting the efforts of Gwynedd to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community
  • Promoting awareness of alumnae achievements and accomplishments
To learn how you can become involved as an Alumnae Board or Committee Member, read below and contact Director of Alumnae Engagement Erin Reimel Clements '12 at ereimel@gmahs.org or (215) 646-8815.
 
Join a Committee!
Alumnae Association Committees work collaboratively with the Alumnae Board, Advancement Office, fellow Association Committees, and other offices within the School to advance alumnae programming. Alumnae who do not currently sit on the Alumnae Board are welcome to join the Alumnae Board Committees. To get involved, visit gmahs.org/alumnae/getinvolved.
 

Awards Committee: Recognizes the exceptional achievements and service by alumnae with the ultimate goal to inspire others. Duties: Promote and solicit applications and select recipients for the Association’s Trocaire Leadership and Margaret Beirn Barger ’35 Distinguished Alumna Awards and the School’s Athletic Wall of Fame.

Classes & Reunion Committee: Supports Class Agents in building class community, especially those celebrating milestone reunions. Duties: Work closely with the Alumnae Engagement Director and Class Agents to provide useful resources to class leadership and to encourage opportunities for engagement (Reunion, Golf Classic, McAuley’s Pub Night, Mercy Girl Effect events for children, etc.).

Learning & Networking Committee: Provides opportunities for alumnae to benefit from continuing education and professional networking opportunities. Duties: In partnership with Gwynedd Force and other GMA Offices, provide current event/topic/industry specific discussions/seminars, general networking programs, and mentoring opportunities across generations.

Scholarship Committee: Grows the Association’s Legacy Scholarship in support of qualifying students of alumnae and generations to come. Duties: Promote the scholarship among members, increase philanthropic support, select recipients, and engage current and past recipients.

Ministry & Service Committee: Engages members in meaningful prayer and community service activities to further our Mercy connection and mission. Duties: Plan opportunities for prayer and service for alumnae near and beyond GMA.

Young Alumnae Committee: Serve the specific interests of alumnae who have graduated within the last ten years and assist young alumnae in staying connected and supporting their alma mater. Duties: Help design and implement meaningful opportunities to ensure a lifelong sisterhood and connection to GMA.